Putin reacts to Russian envoy assassination
President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that the killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was a provocation to try to spoil Russia-Turkey ties
President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that the killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was a provocation to try to spoil Russia-Turkey ties and derail Moscow’s attempts to find, with Iran and Turkey, a solution for the Syria crisis.
In televised comments, Putin, speaking at a special meeting in the Kremlin, ordered security at Russian embassies around the world to be stepped up and said he wanted to know who had “directed” the gunman’s hand.
UPDATE: Russian ambassador shot dead in AnkaraRussia's ambassador to Ankara Andrey Karlov was shot dead in a gun attack while visiting an art exhibition opening Middle East
Killing of Russian envoy: What’s in store for Turkey-Russia relations?What is important to understand in the face of this tragedy is the message the killers wanted to send Features
All you need to know about the gunman who killed the Russian ambassadorThe gunman was a policeman who was off duty entered the hall using a policeman ID Middle East
Who is the Russian ambassador who was killed in Turkey?Andrey Gennadyevich Karlov was killed on Monday while attending a photo exhibition in Ankara Middle East